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Economy

Average income of richest Brazilians up 8.4% in 2018

The richest one percent of Brazilians saw an actual increase of 8.4 percent in their monthly income in 2018. In the same period, the poorest five percent of the population saw a 3.2 percent shrinkage in revenues.

Human Rights

Six of every ten children in Brazil live in poverty

Six of every ten children in Brazil live in poverty, according to a study published today (Aug. 14) by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef).

Human Rights

Over 40% of Brazilians aged up to 14 live in poverty

In Brazil, over 40 percent of children and adolescents 14 years old or younger live in a poor home—a total of 17.3 million young people. Those facing extreme poverty amount to 5.8 million, or 13.5%.